The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 71 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.67% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.93% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +17.64%
Technical Consultant
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 431 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.24% 95.57% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 593 366 532
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Sheffield region.

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Sheffield

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Technical Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 17 (58.62%) PL/SQL
3 17 (58.62%) Banking
4 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
4 16 (55.17%) SOAP
4 16 (55.17%) Web Services
4 16 (55.17%) XML
4 16 (55.17%) UNIX
4 16 (55.17%) JBoss
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
4 16 (55.17%) Eclipse
4 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 9 (31.03%) Citrix
7 8 (27.59%) NetApp
7 8 (27.59%) Solaris
7 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (27.59%) Symantec
7 8 (27.59%) RESTful
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) HP
9 6 (20.69%) Windows

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Technical Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
1 1 (3.45%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (3.45%) Temenos T24
1 1 (3.45%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (58.62%) Banking
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) SOAP
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
1 16 (55.17%) XML
1 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) RESTful
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Solaris
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Scrum
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Business Development
3 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.79%) VCAP
3 3 (10.34%) VTSP
3 3 (10.34%) VCDX
3 3 (10.34%) NCDA
3 3 (10.34%) NCIE
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CCEE
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) CCAA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIA
5 1 (3.45%) CCA
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Legato
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) JBoss
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) NetApp
5 8 (27.59%) Symantec
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) CommVault
9 1 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (3.45%) Avaloq
9 1 (3.45%) Fiserv